This Week in Joint Board

Senators approved the temporary creation of a new position in SGA this week in Joint Board. The Outreach Director will be responsible for coordinating communication between the SGA and the student body, generating discussion on important issues affecting Grinnellians. Next week, the position will be voted on one final time. A large majority of senators…

Administrators, Students, Concerned About Police on Campus

Before this year, most Grinnellians hadn’t heard of the Mid Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force (MINE), a federally funded, multi-county operation. From September to May, the task force arrested 13 Grinnell students for marijuana related offenses. “Some of [the increase] has to do with the individuals that were initially busted by the police department and…

Craft Approaches

Next Wednesday the 9th, the Spring Arts and Crafts Fair will take place outside the Bookstore from 2—5 p.m. Students will be able to browse the creations of about ten student vendors, including Eric Mistry ’14, Lauren Flynn ’12, and Mona Porter ’12, with items ranging from knitted scarves to artisan lip balm and vegan…

A Family Of Independancers

Swag. Cleanliness. Energy. Personality. These words describe what the students in IndepenDANCE aspire to embody every day in rehearsal, words that they consider their motto. This diverse group, which rehearses for twelve hours every week, is made up of people with a variety of training backgrounds. “We have cheerleaders, ballerinas, hip hop dancers, etc., so…

John Vietnam Brings Common Sense To Bobs

As part of Grinnell’s celebration of Asian Pacific Islander American month, performance poet and rapper John Vietnam will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, May 4th in Bob’s Underground Café. Originally from Chicago, IL, Vietnam currently attends the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The roots of the event began in another Midwest liberal arts college. “Earlier this semester,…

Graffiti Comes to Harris

Though Harris will be the target of graffiti artists this Saturday, there’s no reason to call the police. The Graffiti Art Showcase is wholly legitimate and sponsored by the Pioneer Diversity Council. “We’re going to have Harris set up like an alley and have four different student graffiti artists doing 15 minutes of live presentation,”…

Student Salon to Open Friday

The Annual Student Art Salon showcases works created by Grinnell students in the preceding year. It is organized by the students of the Art SEPC and designed by the staff of Faulconer Gallery, where it will open this Friday at 5 p.m. Art pieces are selected through a jury process and hung by Milton Severe,…

Post-Industrial Landscapes

Across from the Strand Theatre, between Lonnski’s Pub and Dori’s, Dani Radoshevich ’12 has installed her latest artwork in her apartment. The show opened on May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Radoshevich has been working all semester on her exhibition, Post Industrial Landscape, which is comprised of photos and paintings depicting and inspired by industrial buildings….

The Loggia Playlist – Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus – LLC Mixtape vol. 1 (2012) verdict: 4 out of 5 tragedies While Titus Andronicus have been music-blog darlings ever since their raucous debut in 2008, their last release—a sprawling civil-war themed concept album called The Monitor—was one of the most unlikely success stories of 2010. Now, Titus fans have another great reason…